Success Tags: Education

Music grad explores life out of comfort zone

As her graduation from Hastings College neared, Hannah Jensen ‘15 wasn’t sure exactly how she would apply her double major in piano performance and music education outside of college. Little did she…

TeamMates, Hastings College partnership a win

With TeamMates’ founder Dr. Tom Osborne ’59 being a graduate of Hastings College and native of Hastings, Nebraska, it makes sense that Hastings College would be among the first and most active colleges…

Student-built Little Free Libraries promote literacy

Four Hastings College teacher education majors made positive change within the community by building three Little Free Libraries (LFL) around Hastings. These libraries contain free books for anyone who stops to pick…

Federal agent sees some movie-esque moments

In dry, mountainous terrain in the middle of New Mexico, a single helicopter descends from the blue and hovers just above ground, sending a cloud of dust skyward. A handful of black-clad…

HC grad aims to be the change he wants to see

James Jefferson ’99 traveled from his home in Los Angeles, Calif., to visit campus for HC’s Homecoming celebration this year, remembering his days as a psychology and education major and center fielder…

Vyhlidal: ‘Find the thing you love’

There’s an old couch in the office of Jeff Vyhlidal ’08, but he can’t remember the last time he himself sat down on the well-worn cushions. “It’s almost always filled with students,”…